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Address: 41294 Father Hennepin Park Road, Isle, MN 56342
Phone Number: 320-676-8763
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Good Public Access to Mille Lacs

We took a day to drive around Lake Mille Lacs and decided to stop at Father Hennepin State Park. We drove around the park and found the dock and beach. There are many hiking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Vermillion, Minnesota
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Vermillion, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We took a day to drive around Lake Mille Lacs and decided to stop at Father Hennepin State Park. We drove around the park and found the dock and beach. There are many hiking trails around the park and visitors can easily walk the trails between the campground, dock, and beach. We saw several children riding bikes between the campground... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Love the swimming beach! We also went to the I can fish program in June and the kids loved it. No need to have all the equipment, they provide it! Didn't catch anything but kids loved it. Can't wait to try one of their other programs!!!

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Oronoco, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We are so lucky to have great State Parks in Minnesota and this one is a gem. We went on the Hiking Club Trail, got a little lost in the campground, but made it all around. Had lunch in the picnic area. We were the only ones there on a Friday around 11:30.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Clean park.Well maintained trails and facilities. Nice beach. Beautiful fall color and not overly crowded .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wonderful, clean, very close to town (Isle), spacious, fantastic beach, two fish piers, and a very nice boat landing. This place is perfect for a quick get away!

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a great little park, which is particularly pretty in the fall! We aren't campers, but if we were, we'd love it here!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Almost no complaints!! Friendly DNR Staff. Terribly high wood prices, and the wood had trouble burning.

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Afton MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was our first visit to Father Hennepin State Park, Wow, what a great camping area. The two campgrounds are quite different in character, the Lakeview Campground is very popular, open, airy and presents a wonderful view of the lake; the Maple Grove Campground is more "woodsy" with trails that wind through the trees and finally lead to the lake.... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our family has used this park for weddings, reunions and other events for years. This was my first trip to the park and I was really impressed. We used a lake front pavilion that was tucked in the woods for our reunion. Even though the lake has a lot of boat and jet ski traffic we couldn't hear them at... More 

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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We enjoyed the trails and beaches at Father Hennepin! A great family destination. There are a few fishing docks, too.

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Address: 41294 Father Hennepin Park Road, Isle, MN 56342
Phone Number: 320-676-8763
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Isle

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